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Police identify body of man found dead near south Fargo church

FARGO – The identity of a 55-year-old man found dead outside a south Fargo church was released today by Fargo police.

A passer-by discovered the body, now identified as Jeffry James Wolfswinkel of Fargo, in the 700 block of 10th Street South near St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.


Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said Tuesday the man appeared to have collapsed on the sidewalk.

There were no obvious signs of trauma to the body, Vettel said Tuesday, and the death is not considered suspicious.